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Introducing New Fire Chief: Russell Marshall

On Tuesday, September 2nd, the City's new Fire Chief, Russell Marshall, officially reported for duty. With an impressive resume that consists of over 30 years of experience in developing, coaching, and mentoring emergency personnel, Chief Marshall will certainly be an

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Help Put An End To Vandalism In Athens

When they hear the word “vandalism,” most people immediately think of graffiti, but there are many other forms of vandalism, and they are all a detriment to society. Graffiti is a common form of vandalism and is sometimes mistaken for urban

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City Of Athens Opens Comment Period For New Building Codes

In anticipation of a building code up date, the City of Athens is reaching out to contractors, developers and tradespeople in the hope that they can give feedback on the 2018 International Building Codes (including building, residential, plumbing, and mechanical

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Rules and Regulations for Signs in Athens

Hi Athens!With the coming of summer, you might have noticed a lot more signs throughout the city. Signs for summer sales, events, and even just a lot more signs being placed on buildings (it is the construction season, after all).

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Fire Chief John McQueary Honored For 10 Years of Faithful Service

On Monday, Mayor Monte Montgomery, and the Athens City Council honored Chief John McQueary for his faithful service in Athens as the Chief of the Athens Fire Department. Chief McQueary is retiring after 10 years of employment with the City.The